Texas A&M Dance and Banquet Collection

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US TxAM-C C000286

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Texas A&M Dance and Banquet Collection


  • 1878-1992; Undated (Creation)


3 Boxes

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This collection consists of the university's dance and banquet invitations dating back to the beginning of Texas A&M College. These invitations were once owned by students who attended the university/college.  Most invitations were produced as a means of communication, due to the limited means of communication in some eras. The invitations cover dates and times that were important to the TAMU/TAMC student body. They can be used to research the sociality of people of the 20th century as well as the late 19th century.

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This collection is arranged into 8 series, with the contents of each series arranged first alphabetically and then chronologically.

  • Series 1, Club Dances, Hops, and Balls at A&M. 1901-1933
  • Series 2, Corps of Cadets Events at A&M. 1898-1990
  • Series 3, Senior Events at A&M. 1908-1942
  • Series 4, Junior Events at A&M. 1906-1977
  • Series 5, Sophomore Events at A&M. 1915-1979
  • Series 6, Freshman Events at A&M. 1946-1986
  • Series 7, Memorable Events at A&M. 1878-1992
  • Series 8, A&M Dance and Banquet Tickets. 1945-1946

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  • English

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Authors: Jori Dale, June 2017.

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© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library. All rights reserved.

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